United States Disasters & Accidents

Hillsboro man dies in car crash on wet pavement

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Hillsboro man dies in car crash on wet pavement

- A Hillsboro man died in a car crash in Jefferson County after losing control of his car on wet pavement early Thursday morning. James Dixon, 27, was driving on northbound Highway 67 at Highway 61 at about 1:49 a.m. when he lost control of his car, according to Missouri Highway Patrol Troop C. The car struck a concrete median and a traffic signal base
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Barcelona van crash: Two feared dead in terror attack after van ploughs into crowd of pedestrians in Las Ramblas

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Barcelona van crash: Two feared dead in terror attack after van ploughs into crowd of pedestrians in Las Ramblas

- (Live feed from Barcelona) At least two people are feared dead and 20 more injured after a van ploughed into a crowd of people in the centre of Barcelona in a suspected terror attack. Two armed men have fled on foot to a nearby restaurant where a hostage situation is currently developing. Police officers have evacuated nearby streets, which are part of the popular Las Ramblas area, and confirmed there have been multiple fatalities
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii

- Judges hear appeal of Fairbanks militia leader’s conviction by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:46 FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – An advocate for gun rights and the anti-government sovereign citizen ideology in Fairbanks was convicted in 2012 on nine felonies, including conspiracy to commit the murder of federal officials. ‘The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a panel of federal appeals court judges Wednesday discussed the possibility of throwing out a solicitation to […] 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:24 HONOLULU (AP) – A multi-agency team is scouring the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers who were aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise
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Barcelona police say van jumps sidewalk, causes injuries

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Barcelona police say van jumps sidewalk, causes injuries

- BARCELONA, SPAIN (AP) - Police in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona say a white van has jumped the sidewalk in the city’s historic Las Ramblas district and crashed into a summer crowd of residents and tourists, injuring several people. This story will continually update at this link. In a photograph shown by public broadcaster RTVE, three people were lying on the ground in the street Thursday afternoon and were apparently being helped by police and others
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Van plows into crowd in Barcelona, causes panic, injuries

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Van plows into crowd in Barcelona, causes panic, injuries

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped the sidewalk in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district on Thursday, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists and injuring several people, police said. In a photograph shown by public broadcaster RTVE, three people were lying on the ground in the street of the northern Spanish city Thursday afternoon, apparently being helped by police and others
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Van plows into crowd in Barcelona, causes panic, injuries

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Van plows into crowd in Barcelona, causes panic, injuries

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped the sidewalk in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district on Thursday, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists and injuring several people, police said. In a photograph shown by public broadcaster RTVE, three people were lying on the ground in the street of the northern Spanish city Thursday afternoon, apparently being helped by police and others
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Driver injured in accident on I-44 at Jamieson

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Driver injured in accident on I-44 at Jamieson

- ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A driver was injured in a single car accident overnight in south St. Louis. It happened on westbound Interstate 44 at Jamieson. The driver lost control while it was raining . The SUV went off the interstate and crashed into a guardrail.
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Arrest made in death of woman killed in Greenwich tractor trailer crash

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Arrest made in death of woman killed in Greenwich tractor trailer crash

- GREENWICH, Conn. (WTNH)– A New Jersey tractor trailer driver was arrested Wednesday in the death of a woman who was killed in a Greenwich crash last December. Police say Jeffrey Bodnar turned himself into Greenwich Police after being involved in a fatal crash on December 16th. Christina Ann Vomoca, 38, of Stamford, was killed after a tractor trailer, driven by Bodnar, failed to stop at a red light at the bottom of a I-95 exit ramp
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Serious crash reported on I-93 South in Windham

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Serious crash reported on I-93 South in Windham

- A serious crash was reported Thursday morning on Interstate 93 South in Windham.
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1 killed in Ross Township crash

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1 killed in Ross Township crash

- 2-car crash reported on Ross-Millville Road.
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1 person freed from wreckage in Santa Clarita crash

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1 person freed from wreckage in Santa Clarita crash

- SANTA CLARITA — Firefighters today freed one person from the wreckage after a three-vehicle collision in Santa Clarita, authorities said. The crash was reported around 1 a.m. near Bouquet Canyon and Plum Canyon roads, said a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher. One patient was trapped and freed from the wreckage before being transported to a hospital, he said. The patient’s condition was not immediately available, but a news photographer at the scene said he was conscious and breathing when he was transported
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State Police trooper suspended 14 weeks in fatal crash but not charged in motorist's death

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State Police trooper suspended 14 weeks in fatal crash but not charged in motorist's death

- A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended 14 weeks without pay for his role in a fatal crash in Pointe Coupee Parish in which he had been driving 111 mph — more than twice the posted speed limit. The disciplinary action, decided last week, comes about four months after a grand jury declined to charge the trooper, Christopher R. Kelley, with negligent homicide in the death of 64-year-old Henry Baise
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73-year-old woman killed in head-on Trussville crash

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73-year-old woman killed in head-on Trussville crash

- A 73-year-old woman is dead after a head-on crash in Trussville. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office on Thursday identified the victim as Shirley Rotenberry. She lived in Pinson. The accident happened at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday on Deerfoot Parkway between Husky Drive and Deerfoot Crossings Drive. Authorities said Rotenberry was traveling westbound when, for unknown reasons, she veered into oncoming traffic. The crash remains under investigation by Trussville police
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Jeep crashes into hotel swimming pool

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Jeep crashes into hotel swimming pool

- ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE/CNN) - It looked like the driver of a jeep was in a hurry to take a swim. This was the scene at a New Mexico hotel Wednesday. The Roadway Inn in Albuquerque said a red jeep crashed into the pool area Wednesday morning. You can see in the video that it crashed through the gate and wall separating the pool area from the road
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2 injured in 3-car wreck that closes Union Centre Boulevard

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2 injured in 3-car wreck that closes Union Centre Boulevard

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

- HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said
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  • 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii
    5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii

    , ktva.com

    Judges hear appeal of Fairbanks militia leader’s conviction by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:46 FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – An advocate for gun rights and the anti-government sovereign citizen ideology in Fairbanks was convicted in 2012 on nine felonies, including conspiracy to commit the murder of federal officials. ‘The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a panel of federal appeals court judges Wednesday discussed the possibility of throwing out a solicitation to […] 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:24 HONOLULU (AP) – A multi-agency team is scouring the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers who were aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise
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Road Accidents

  • Man charged after crashing into tree, abandoning his injured passengers, police say
    Man charged after crashing into tree, abandoning his injured passengers, police say

    , idahostatesman.com

    Boise Police arrested Devon Elmore on Monday. Elmore, 28, allegedly fled the scene of a car crash in May, abandoning his two passengers. The Boisean crashed into a tree around 5:50 p.m. May 25 while traveling south on Capitol Boulevard, near the Boise Train Depot. Police say Elmore ran away from the scene, leaving his passengers inside the vehicle. The passengers were injured and were later transported to the hospital
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Fires

  • Brush fire at Camp Pendleton causes a stink in Orange County
    Brush fire at Camp Pendleton causes a stink in Orange County

    , latimes.com

    A 60-acre brush fire burning at Camp Pendleton has caused a smoky smell to settle over Orange County communities, according to officials. In a tweet Wednesday morning, the Orange County Fire Authority said the cause of the pervasive odor was a “vegetation fire.” The Marine Corps base said the fire started overnight in the northwest part of the base and that its forward progress had been halted
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Car Accidents

Aircraft Accidents

  • 5 crewmen missing after Army helicopter crashes near Oahu
    5 crewmen missing after Army helicopter crashes near Oahu

    , kfor.com

    OAHU, Hawaii – An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down during a training exercise about 2 miles off the Hawaiian island of Oahu, according to the US Coast Guard. Responders are searching for five missing crewmen. The aircraft went down Tuesday night off the largely uninhabited Kaena Point on the west side of the island. Two Black Hawk air crews were training between Kaena Point and Dillingham Airfield, a few miles east, when communications were lost, the Coast Guard said
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